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Pinnacle Airlines reports November 2008 traffic
Pinnacle Airlines Corporation has released capacity and operational results for its Pinnacle Airlines, Inc. subsidiary for November 2008.
Traffic (RPMs) for the month grew 1.7% compared with November 2007's figure to 389,089,000. Capacity (ASMs) grew 7.4% to 524,821,000 over the respective period last year. Load factor dropped 4.2 percentage points (pp) from 78.3% in November 2007 to 74.1%. Total passengers carried dropped only slightly from 835,086 in November 2007 to 834,729 this November.
The carrier's year-to-date performance (January-November) showed traffic (RPMs) grow 4.2% against a capacity increase of 4.7% resulting in a load factor drop of 0.4 pp compared with the same 11-month period in 2007. Passengers carried went up 3.6% from 9,199,818 to 9,526,949.
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